BOS - May 2, 2000

BOS - May 2, 2000

Postby Suzanne Kane » Wed Nov 19, 2008 11:03 am

Board of Selectmen Meeting
Resource Room
Tuesday, May 2, 2000 at 7:00 pm



1. Call to Order
2. Proclamation
3. Recall
4. May 15th Annual Town Meeting Warrant Articles
5. May 15th Special Town Meeting Warrant Articles
6. New Business
7. Adjournment

Upcoming Meetings

May 2, 2000 – Special Meeting to Replace May 9th Election Day Meeting
• Close Annual Town Meeting Warrant
May 10, 2000 Reorganization Meeting
• Discuss Annual Meeting with Town Moderator
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Board of Selectmen
Meeting Minutes – May 2, 2000

1. Call to Order


The meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm. In attendance: Ron Forget, Tom Navaroli, Betty Therrien, Rob Guiou, Mark Bloomfield, and Norm MacNeill.

Frank Fertal, Lynlee Fertal, Rosemary Soderberg, Jancie Foran, Mitch Cohen, Shirley Mosczysnki, Terry Feursanger, Tom Therrien, and Adelle Reynolds.

2. Proclamation

A proclamation, gavel, and plaque were presented to Betty Therrien in honor of her six years of strong leadership and service. Betty Therrien made a statement thanking the voters for allowing her to serve as Selectman.

3. Recall

The Board requested from Mark Bloomfield only an affirmative or negative answer to the recall petition.

Rob Guiou made a motion, seconded by Tom Navaroli, that seeing the only legal response needed is a yes or no from Mark Bloomfield, the Board should limit his response to yes or no. Vote Unanimous.

Mark Bloomfield questioned when the decision was made regarding the limitation on his response. Betty Therrien answered that it was at this meeting. Mark Bloomfield asked why then was a letter dated on the 27th stated he could address the recall petition. Betty Therrien responded that the Board just want an affirmative or negative response. Mark Bloomfield state he could not answer in you or no. The Board agreed this meant Mark Bloomfield was not resigning and they discussed setting an election date.

Rob Guiou made a motion, seconded by Ron Forget, to set an election date to as close as possible to the 65 day limit. Vote Ron Forget, Tom Navaroli, Rob Guiou Aye; Mark Bloomfield opposed.

The Board discussed that 65 days would be July 1st and 75 days would be July 11th.

Rob Guiou made a motion, seconded by Ron Forget, to set the date of election to be Wednesday, July 5th, unless the Board receives a resignation in writing from Mark Bloomfield. Vote Ron Forget, Tom Navaroli, Rob Guiou Aye; Mark Bloomfield opposed.

4. May 15th Annual Town Meeting Warrant Articles

The Board previously approved a number of articles.
Article 1& 2 – Fincom Report and Annual Budget. The Board had seen before.
FinCom agreed with the Board’s recommendations.

Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Rob Guiou, to approve Article 1 & 2. Vote Unanimous.

Article 3 – Water/Sewer Enterprise Fund. Norm MacNeill is waiting on information from the Town Accountant for complete numbers.

Rob Guiou made a motion, seconded by Ron Forget, to approve article 3 subject to the Town Accountant filling in numbers. Vote Ron Forget, Towm Navaroli, Rob Guiou aye; Mark Bloomfield abstains.

Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Rob Guiou, to accept Article 6. Vote Unanimous.

Article 7 – 16 were previously approved.

Articles 17 – 20 are petitioned road acceptances. The Planning Board does not recommend the acceptance of these roads.

Article 19 – Norm MacNeill met with Ronald McCann yesterday and reviewed the improvements listed in CMEs report. The Board discussed the agreement and what was left to complete by Ronald McCann.

Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Rob Guiou, to accept the agreement pending the approval of CME. Vote Unanimous.

Article 20 – petition came from residents, not the owner. Mr. Taylor was in and agreed to meet with the Planning Board within 30 days and is obligated to make all repairs within 90 days.

Ron Forget made a motion, seconded by Rob Guiou, to accept the road acceptance agreement between the Town and J.A. Taylor construction. Vote Unanimous.

Article 17 & 18 – Two other road acceptances. There is currently no agreement with the developer.

Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Ron Forget, to not recommend Articles 17 & 18. Vote Unanimous.

5. May 15th Special Town Meeting Warrant Articles

Article 1 & 2 were previously approved. Article 3 – transfer from free cash for legal services. Due to a high level of activity between Manchaug and the Corner Lot.

Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Rob Guiou, to approve Article 3. Bote Unanimous.

Article 4 – Prior Year Bills – transfer of $22,349.03 from free cash.

Rob Guiou made a motion, seconded by Ron Forget, to approve Article 4. Vote Unanimous.

Article 5 – Appropriation of free cash (attached to packet)

Rob Guiou suggested taking fireman’s salary that they gave up for uniforms being taken out of free cash.

Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Rob Guiou, to approve the insertion of an article from the April 19th warrant to transfer from free cash to add in salary (4,500) for the firefighters. Vote unanimous.

Ron Forget made a motion, seconded by Rob Guiou, to accept article 5 less the funds for the firefighter salary. Vote Unanimous.

Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Ron Forget, to close the May 15th Annual Town Meeting Warrant. Vote Unanimous.

Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Ron Forget, to close the May 15th Special Town Meeting Warrant. Vote Unanimous.

6. New Business

7. Adjournment

At 7:55 pm, Mark Bloomfield made a motion, seconded by Rob Guiou, to adjourn. Vote Unanimous.

Lynlee Fertal asked the Board about the status of the land purchase for the school. It is in process.



Respectfully Submitted,


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